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The Complete Idiot's Guide® To iPad and iPhone App Development by Troy Brant

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Chapter 10
Web Views, Spinners, and Alerts
In This Chapter
• Browser app
• Web views
• Alert views
• Toolbars
• Action sheets
• Spinners
Imagine you have written an application that helps people bake cakes. For each ingredient, you have a link to the Wikipedia article describing the ingredient. In the first version of your app, tapping that link closes your application and opens the link in Safari. In order to get back to the cake they were baking, the user has to close Safari, open your app again, and navigate to the cake page, again. As you might imagine, doing this a few times would drive just about anyone insane.
After desperately fending off your users’ torches and pitchforks, you decide to use web views instead. This time, when ...

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